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Regional Suicide Advisory Board Resources

Did You Know...?

  • For every death by suicide, there is an average of 135 lives who are impacted by the death. 

  • Up to 40% of patients seeking treatment for substance abuse dependence report a history of suicide attempt(s)

  • In 2020, 11 percent of adults (ages 18 and older) reported suicide ideation in the past month. 

  • Suicide is the 11th leading cause of death in Connecticut and the  2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34

  • Highest risk demographics include young adults, ages 18 to 25 (26 percent) and essential workers (22 percent) 

Language Matters
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those activities developed by, with, or for suicide survivors, in order to facilitate recovery after suicide, and to prevent adverse outcomes including suicidal behavior"
- Frontiers in Psychology, 2019
Postvention Resources

VA: Uniting for Suicide Postvention
Visit Website.

Connecticut Suicide Advisory Board
Visit Website

Resources for Survivors:
Visit Website
Adams House: Visit Website

Help and Support After A Suicide:

Postvention for Workplaces and Supervisors:

BeThe1To Postvention Guide:

NF Suicide Response

Suicide Risk and ADHD:

School Postvention

Postvention Best

Rural Suicide

Talking Points for Teens

Other Resources
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
800-273-8255 (English)
(option 1 for vets)
888-628-9454 (Spanish)

Text the Crisis Text Line:

Youth CT Mobile Crisis:
Dial 2-1-1, select option 1
ACTION Line (Adults 18+):
1-800-HOPE-135 or 211
Law Enforcement Support:

Additional Links

Resource Guide
(Fairfield to Stratford)

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Resource Guide
(Greenwich to Westport)

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